Morten Lynggaard Pedersen

Title
MSc, Physiotherapist
Position
Research fellow

Morten Lynggaard Pedersen holds a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy from University College Lillebaelt and earned his master’s degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Southern Denmark in 2019. His clinical experience is primarily rooted in highly specialized biopsychosocial rehabilitation of patients with acquired brain injury at Hammel Neurorehabilitation and Research Centre. Morten has worked as a clinical research assistant on projects investigating movement limitations in chronic neck pain patients and movement patterns in stroke patients.

At the Parker Institute, Morten is working in clinical epidemiology "the intellectual domain of medical science – asking answerable questions." Through his cooperation with Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, at the Parker Institute, Morten is responsible for running a meta-research initiative reviewing the benefits and harms associated with use of biopsychosocial rehabilitation on patients with inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Currently, Morten is also working as a research assistant at the University of Southern Denmark, performing the preliminary work of his PhD project on body-weight-unloading robots for improving motor function in adolescents with cerebral palsy.